National Book Festival Episodes

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Episode Detail: World War II Veterans Discuss 'The War: An Intimate History, 1941-1945' - National Book Festival

Veterans History Project historian Tom Wiener talks with WWII veterans Ward Chamberlin and Joseph Vahi, who are among the subjects in Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns' “The War: An Intimate History, 1941-1945.”

Episodes: National Book Festival (70)

11/6/2011: Justin Martin: Genius of Place
11/5/2011: Edmond Morris: Colonel Roosevelt
11/5/2011: Eugene Robinson: Disintegration
10/29/2011: James Swanson: Bloody Crimes
10/22/2011: Douglas Waller: Wild Bill Donovan
10/16/2011: Eric Foner: The Fiery Trial
10/16/2011: Adam Goodheart: 1861
10/9/2011: Interview and Call-in With Sarah Vowell
10/8/2011: Maya Jasanoff
10/8/2011: Kristie Miller: Ellen and Edith
10/1/2011: Interview and Call-in With Ali Soufan
9/25/2011: David McCullough: The Greater Journey
9/24/2011: Isabel Wilkerson: The Warmth of the Sun
1/11/2011: Gordon Wood: Empire of Liberty
12/27/2010: James McGrath Morris: Pulitzer---A Life in Politics, Print and Power
12/11/2010: Wil Haygood: Sweet Thunder
10/16/2010: David Hoffman: The Dead Hand
10/16/2010: David Remnick: The Bridge
10/9/2010: Interview and Call-in With Lt. Col. Anthony Shaffer
10/3/2010: Adele Logan Alexander: Parallel Worlds
10/2/2010: Stacy Schiff: Cleopatra
10/2/2010: Steven Roberts: From Every End of This Earth
10/2/2010: Interview and Call-in With Ken Follett
10/2/2010: Interview With Laura Bush
12/5/2009: Ken Burns & Dayton Duncan
9/26/2009: Simon Schama
9/26/2009: Patricia Sullivan
10/25/2008: Cokie Roberts: Ladies of Liberty
10/20/2008: Rick Atkinson: The Day of Battle
10/19/2008: Daniel Schorr: Come to Think of It
10/4/2008: Laura Bush and Jenna Bush
9/27/2008: Gordon Wood: The Purpose of the Past
9/27/2008: Tiki Barber: Go Long!
9/27/2008: Paul Theroux: Ghost Train to the Eastern Star
9/27/2008: Mary Brigid Barrett: Our White House
9/27/2008: Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison: Leading Ladies
9/27/2008: Kimberly Dozier: Breathing the Fire
9/27/2008: Michael Dobbs: One Minute to Midnight
9/27/2008: Interview/Calls With Rick Atkinson
9/27/2008: Interview/Calls With Michelle Singletary
9/27/2008: Immaculee Ilibagiza: Led by Faith
9/30/2007: World War II Veterans Discuss 'The War: An Intimate History, 1941-1945'
9/29/2007: Meryle Secrest: Shoot the Widow
9/29/2007: Jan Crawford Greenburg: Supreme Conflict
9/29/2007: Calls With Jan Crawford Greenburg
9/29/2007: Calls With Douglas Wilson
9/29/2007: Calls With Arnold Rampersad
9/29/2007: Calls for Michael Beschloss
9/29/2007: Calls With Ken Burns and Geoffrey C. Ward
9/29/2007: Ken Burns and Geoffrey Ward: The War: An Intimate History, 1941-1945
11/11/2006: Veterans History Project
9/30/2006: Robert Remini: The House---The History of the House of Representatives
9/30/2006: American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer
9/30/2006: Interview: James Reston Jr.
9/30/2006: Bruce Feiler: Where God Was Born: A Journey by Land to the Roots of Religion
9/30/2006: Interview: Christopher Buckley
9/30/2006: John Hope Franklin: Mirror to America: The Autobiography of John Hope Franklin
9/30/2006: Douglas Brinkley: The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast
9/30/2006: Interview: Khaled Hosseini
9/30/2006: Nathaniel Philbrick: Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War
9/30/2006: Interview: Nathaniel Philbrick
9/30/2006: Andrew Carroll: Operation Homecoming: Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Home Front, in the Words of U.S. Troops and Their Families
9/30/2006: Bob Woodward
9/30/2006: Opening Gala
9/30/2006: Doris Kearns Goodwin: Team of Rivals---The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
9/30/2006: Kay Bailey Hutchison: American Heroines---The Spirited Women Who Shaped Our Country
9/30/2006: Interview: Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison
9/30/2006: Taylor Branch: At Canaan's Edge: America in the King Years, 1965-68
9/24/2005: Opening Ceremony
9/24/2005: 2005 National Book Festival Gala

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Premise: The event on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., features authors talking about their books.

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